BJ Penn returns to Octagon for UFC Fight Night Manila | Inquirer Sports

BJ Penn returns to Octagon for UFC Fight Night Manila

By: - Reporter / @MarkGiongcoINQ
/ 07:35 PM August 16, 2016

PHILADELPHIA - AUGUST 08: (L-R) Lightweight champion BJ Penn battles Kenny Florian during their lightweight championship title bout at UFC 101: Declaration at the Wachovia Center on August 8, 2009 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.   Jon Kopaloff/Getty Images/AFP

: (L-R) Lightweight champion BJ Penn battles Kenny Florian during their lightweight championship title bout at UFC 101: Declaration at the Wachovia Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. AFP FILE PHOTO

BJ Penn, one of the most recognizable names in MMA, and Ricardo Lamas will headline UFC Fight Night Manila on Oct. 15 at Mall of Asia Arena.

Penn, who held UFC titles in the lightweight and welterweight divisions, will be making his return to the Octagon after losing to Frankie Edgar two years ago.

The 37-year-old Penn and Lamas, the No. 4 ranked fighter in his division, will figure in a five-round featherweight duel.

Tickets to the second UFC event in Manila go on sale on Wednesday, ranging from P12,500 (VIP), P9,500  (Patron), P7,200 (Lower Box A), P6,000 (Lower Box B), P2,350 (Upper Box), and P1,350 (General Admission).

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